OPP bulletins at Feb.12, 2024

No injuries in collision involving school bus

The Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated a recent collision involving a school bus where one of the drivers has been charged.

On February 9,2024, just after 7:00 a.m., officers responded to a two-vehicle collision involving a passenger car and school bus at Foy Park Corridor and Red Rock Road, in the Township of Killaloe, Hagarty and Richards.

The driver of the passenger car suffered a loss of control striking the school bus. As a result of police investigation, the 19-year-old driver from Golden Lake was charged with driving to left of centre, contrary to the Highway Traffic Act. A Provincial Offences Act notice was issued. There were no reported injuries, and no tow was required.

Yarmel,C.,OPP Killaloe Detachment(2024,Feb.12)KILLALOE OPP RESPOND TO COLLISION INVOLVING SCHOOL BUS [media release]


Charges laid in Break and Enter investigation

Police have arrested and charged one person with criminal offences after responding to a break and enter.

On February 11, 2024, just before 8:00 a.m., members of the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a break and enter to a waste disposal facility on Mask Road, in the Township of Killaloe, Hagarty and Richards.

As a result of police investigation, 24-year-old Starr MCALPINE of Carlow-Mayo Township was arrested and charged with the following Criminal Code offences:

  • break and enter;
  • possession of property obtained by crime;
  • fail to comply with probation conditions; and,
  • possession of a schedule 1 substance (four counts) – suspected methamphetamine, Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, (CDSA).

The accused was released on conditions and is scheduled to appear in court on March 28, 2024, 9:30 a.m., Ontario Court of Justice, Pembroke.

Suspected methamphetamine. Photo OPP Killaloe Detachment

Police are asking anyone with information surrounding this crime to contact the Killaloe OPP Detachment at 613-757-2600 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.valleytips.ca. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2000.

Yarmel,C.,OPP Killaloe Detachment(2024,Feb.12)KILLALOE OPP INVESTIGATE BREAK AND ENTER – CHARGES LAID [media release]


RIDE traffic stop leads to charges

Police have charged one person with criminal offences after conducting a RIDE traffic stop.

On February 11, 2024, around 2:30 p.m., the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on a pickup truck on O’Connor Road, in the Township of Bonnechere Valley.

As a result of the investigation, 64-year-old Paul HARTWIG of Killaloe was arrested and charged with the following Criminal Code (CC) offences:

  • refusal to comply with breath demand; and,
  • assault peace officer.

The accused was released on conditions and is scheduled to appear in court on March 20, 2024, Ontario Court of Justice, Pembroke.

Yarmel,C.,OPP Killaloe Detachment(2024,Feb.12) CHARGES LAID AFTER TRAFFIC STOP  [media release]


Two persons charged following Intimate Partner Violence incidents in Madawaska Valley and South Algonquin

 Police have arrested and charged two individuals relating to recent Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) incidents.

On February 5, 2024, members of the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an assist call for service in the Township of South Algonquin. As a result of the investigation, police arrested and charged a 41-year-old from South Algonquin Township with the following Criminal Code offences:

  • domestic breach of probation conditions, (three counts).

The accused was released on conditions and are scheduled to appear in court later, at the Ontario Court of Justice, Killaloe. The name of the accused has been withheld to protect the identity of the victim.

On February 9, 2024, members of the Killaloe Detachment responded to an assist call for service in the Township of Madawaska Valley. As a result of the investigation, police arrested and charged a 48-year-old with the following Criminal Code offences:

  • domestic assault, (three counts);
  • domestic mischief to property under $5000; and,
  • fail to comply with release conditions.

The accused was released on conditions and are scheduled to appear in court later, at the Ontario Court of Justice, Killaloe. The name of the accused has been withheld to protect the identity of the victim.

Yarmel,C.,OPP Killaloe Detachment(2024,Feb.12) INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE – CHARGES LAID [media release]


Police investigate tampering with snowmobile trail signs in Barry’s Bay

Killaloe OPP is currently investigating tampering to signs on a local snowmobile trail.

On February 6, 2024, shortly after 3:30 p.m., police responded to a mischief to signs call for service in the area of Lakeshore Drive and Stafford Street and Paugh Lake Road and Kelly Street in the Township of Madawaska Valley.

Signage for the snowmobile trails were moved and displaced on the trail. Police caution anyone that moves or tampers with signs that this behaviour places snowmobilers at risk and is a criminal offence.  

Police are asking anyone with information surrounding this crime to contact the Killaloe OPP Detachment at 613-757-2600 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.valleytips.ca. You could receive a cash reward of up to $2000.

Yarmel,C.,OPP Killaloe Detachment(2024,Feb.12)KILLALOE OPP INVESTIGATE MISCHIEF TO SNOWMOBILE TRAIL SIGNS [media release]


Traffic complaint leads to impaired charges

Police have laid criminal charges on a driver after responding to a traffic complaint.

On February 10, 2024, just after 3: 00 p.m., members of the Killaloe Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), responded to a traffic complaint on Queen Street, in the Township of Killaloe, Hagarty and Richards.

As part of the investigation, the driver was transported to the detachment for further testing. As a result of the investigation, 51-year-old Mark POPKIE of Killaloe was arrested and charged with the following Criminal Code offences:

  • impaired operation; and,
  • impaired over 80.

The accused was released and is scheduled to appear in court on February 28, 2024, Ontario Court of Justice, Pembroke. The accused’s driver’s licence was suspended for 90 days, and the vehicle towed and impounded.

Yarmel,C.,OPP Killaloe Detachment(2024,Feb.12) IMPAIRED CHARGES LAID [media release]


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